Four W.I. players replaced for O.D.I.

West Indies selectors replaced four players on tour for the One-Day Internationals and the One-Day International to be played against Sri Lanka starting Dec. 9.

The players released to return home are Test Vice Captain Brendan Nash, Nelon Pascal, Devon Thomas and spinner Shane Shillingford. These players are replaced with Ravi Rampaul, Nikita Miller, Kieron Pollard and Barbadian Kirk Edwards who has performed very well at the ‘’A” level for the West Indies.

The full squad comprises: Darren Sammy (captain), Suliemaan Benn, Dwayne Bravo, Darren Bravo, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Kirk Edwards, Chris Gayle, Nikita Miller, Kieron Pollard, Ravi Rampaul, Kemar Roach, Andre Russell and Devon Smith.

Limited Overs Schedule

Dec. 9 First O.D.I.

Dec. 11 Second O.D.I.

Dec. 15 Third O.D.I.

Dec. 19 Fifth O.D.I.

Dec. 21 T20 International

Kumar Sangakkara Tops I.C.C. Ratings

Sri Lanka’s Captain Kumar Sangakkara tops the I.C.C. ratings for batting with 882 points. He passed India’s star batsman Sachin Tendulkar who has 859 points.

Sangakkara now has 24 Test hundreds. Behind Sangakkara and Tendulkar are Virender Sehwag 851 points and Jacques Kallis 809.

Kumar Sangakkar Test Statistics

Test – 93

Runs – 8244

H.S. – 287

Ave. – 57:25

Cent. – 24

Fifties – 34

I.C.C. Rankings For Tests

India

Matches 38

Ratings 129

Team South Africa

Matches 32

Ratings 116

Team Sri Lanka

Matches 23

Ratings 115

Team England

Matches 39

Ratings 112

Team Austrailia

Matches 37

Ratings 110

Team Pakistan

Matches 26

Ratings 88

Team New Zealand

Matches 29

Ratings 80

Team West Indies

Matches 21

Ratings 79

Team Bangladesh

Matches 19

Ratings 7

I.C.C. Rankings for O.D.I.

Team Australia

Matches 36

Ratings 128

Team India

Matches 35

Ratings 118

Team Sri Lanka

Matches 33

Ratings 118

Team South Africa

Matches 25

Ratings 115

Team England

Matches 28

Ratings 112

Team Pakistan

Matches 27

Ratings 100

Team New Zealand

Matches 25

Ratings 95

Team West Indies

Matches 18

Ratings 67

Team Bangladesh

Matches 28

Ratings 67

Team Ireland

Matches 11

Ratings 39

Team Zimbabwe

Matches 30

Ratings 37

Team Netherlands

Matches 6

Ratings 17

Team Kenya

Matches 8

Ratings 0

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